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Melissa H.

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Garden Grove, CA (92845)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
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Melissa's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Math:
Algebra 2
Geometry
Prealgebra
Probability
English:
Bible Studies
Grammar
Literature
Proofreading
Public Speaking more »
Reading
Vocabulary
Writing
Science:
Anatomy
Biology
Computer:
General Computer
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math
Elementary Science
Grammar
Phonics more »
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics more »
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Public Speaking more »
Homeschool:
Algebra 2
Biology
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Geometry
Prealgebra
Reading
Study Skills more »
Writing
Corporate Training:
General Computer
Grammar
Microsoft Word
Proofreading
Public Speaking more »

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Elementary (K-6th)

I've worked in two daycares that were K-6th and done homework help. I've worked in a Kindergarden, first, second and fourth grade classroom. I've taught P.E. to a third and fifth grade class. Currently, I'm going to school to be an elementary school teacher at California State University Long Beach.

Phonics

I've worked in the area of phonics before when I've tutored in reading. The girl I tutored had trouble pronouncing words so I would help her sound them out. Phonics is breaking down the word into the sounds each letter makes. I've also worked as a sub in a first grade class and the teacher left reading assignments for the students to do. As the students came across words that they did not know then I would help them sound it out. I've worked with students on homework and as they're reading then I would help them sound out words.

Public Speaking

I've taken an entry level speech course that taught about the different types of speeches such as persuasive. I've take a speech and debate class. It taught the different aspects of how to conduct a debate. I've been in front of a classroom teaching a lesson as a sub and helper. I spoke at my churches ladies prayer breakfast and I'm getting ready to help a friend of mine teach a book study at my church on Thursday nights which will involve speaking to a group of ladies in regards to the material in our book.

Study Skills

At the beginning of my college years I was required to take a class is basic study and organizational skills. As time has progressed I have refined those skills. I can teach someone how to pick out key words when they read to be able to clearly understand what is going on. I'm able to guide in note taking so that a student knows what's important to write down or how to abbreviate to remember what was being said. I'm able to help a student learn what best way to study to fit their personality.

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Approved Subjects

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